B.A. University of California, Berkeley, Phi Beta Kappa Graduate M.S. Counseling, California State University, Hayward, California M.A. Human and Organizational Systems, Fielding Graduate University Ph.D. Human and Organizational Systems, Fielding Graduate University
Pro Bono work at JVS, San Francisco Member, ICF
Marcia Ruben is passionately committed to igniting leadership potential and organizational transformation. She is gifted at quickly identifying and addressing business pain points. Her unique blend of deep structural insights, business leadership experience, and depth of 25 years experience in leadership development, sales, and large-systems change, give her the power to help senior leaders solve previously intractable corporate challenges.
Marcia has brought her insights to a wide spectrum of industries--high technology, biotechnology, financial services, retail, private equity, and professional services firms. Her forthcoming book, Tangles: The Hidden Forces that Can Strangle Even the Greatest Organization, describes surprising discoveries about the hidden or ignored issues that can hurt any organization, and eventually cause its demise. Marcia assists leaders in surfacing, understanding, and addressing the human dynamic tangles that thwart productivity and profits.